Garden Flat, PorthmadogRef: 1080
A very comfortable and convenient ground floor flat in the historic stone built foundry offices, Plas Ynys Tywyn, just over the bridge from the harbour in Porthmadog. All the rooms are spacious and on the ground floor with private parking close to the front door making access easier. There is a large lawned garden and shared parking area outside which can be enclosed if the main gate is closed. Steam trains pass the short walk to the water front and lovely walks. Situated on Madog street which is just off the high street, it is very convenient to Porthmadog's good variety of shops and eating places. Porthmadog is a good central location for the mountains of Snowdonia and the sandy beaches of Cardigan Bay. Snowdon and Beddgelert are 7 miles inland and the beautiful stretch of sandy beach at Black Rock Sands is 2mls. Portmeirion village is just 2mls across the causeway for a relaxing day out and Cricieth town and castle just 5mls.
2 BEDROOMS: 1 large bedroom with a Kingsize bed and en suite shower room and WC and 1 double bedroom. Single bed in an rarely used corridor off the lounge, if required - this facility is better described verbally! Bed linen included, please bring your own towels, or available to hire by arrangement. Cot available on request.
BATHROOM: Bath, WC and shower in a corner shower cubicle.
LOUNGE/DINING ROOM: Comfortable and very spacious with a flatscreen Freeview Smart TV, DVD & Chromecast.
KITCHEN: Modern fitted kitchen with electric hob and eye-level double oven, fridge/freezer, microwave and dishwasher.
GARDEN: Large open plan lawned garden with furniture. Grounds can be enclosed if the gates are closed. They normally are in the evenings.
PARKING: Private parking.
HEATING: Full gas central heating.
ELECTRICITY & GAS: Included
WiFi: Yes, superfast and unlimited. (A one off £20 registration charge for unlimited devices).
PETS: Maximum of 2 well behaved dogs please.
LINEN: Yes (cot linen not included)
TOWELS: No (available to hire).
SHARED UTILITY ROOM: Automatic washing machine.
WHEELCHAIR HIRE: The owner has a self propelling folding wheelchair and a lightweight companion chair for hire to guests, if it would help. They are on a first come, first serve basis.
Price Group: 14
2019 Minimum Weekly Rent: £342 Minimum Mini-break Rent: £297
2020 Minimum Weekly Rent: £362 Minimum Mini-break Rent: £317
Mini-break rules at this cottage: A mini-break is a holiday for less than a week and/or may start on a day which isn't the normal changeover day (Friday). This property owner will only accept mini-breaks at short notice - not more than 21 days before the starting date of the holiday.
10% multi-week saving if booking 2 weeks in succession (up to £50)
No smoking, please.
Mr Z (July 2019): "Very well situated for all steam railway lovers ! Nice place to stay, lots of space and a very kind garden to sit and relax after a walk"
Angela and Bob( London) (21/6/19) :Lovely accommodation in perfect setting for seeing the trains!
Jackie & Alan South Wales (14/6/19):"Had a lovely week in the beautiful garden flat. Loved watching the trains at the bottom of the Garden"
June and Mick plus 5 very good friends (7/6/19): "Had a great time we all loved Wales and enjoyed both flats. They are well equiped..."
Chris and Cally (30/5/19): "Had a fantastic few days. ...Lovely flat to stay in. it had everything anyone needs to make it so comfortable"
Shirl & Glyn (May 2019): "As aways, great time. See you in September!"
Mo and Bex (Christmas 2018): "Came for Christmas and had a fabulous time as allways. Thanks fery much!! See you in April!"
Mrs B (October 2018): "Lovely and spacious flat, very clean and close to all amenities... A lovely relaxing comfy place... would return."
Liz, Megan, Mike and Family (August 2018): "Thank you for lovely accommodation (superbly equipped). A marvellous time was had by all!"
Mrs D (July 2018): "Enjoyed our stay, situated conveniently, comfortable. Cake and tea ready on arrival."
C, M, B&N (July 2018): "We received a wonderful warm welcome on our arrival from the owners. Lovely accommodation, well equipped and comfortable beds."
Mrs T (June 2018): "Comfortable and ideally located. Good access to all amenities."
N&T (June 2018): "We are so glad we chose the Garden Flat. So conveniently located, so well equipped and so comfortable."
The D Family rented out both this apartment and upstais apartment (1080 & 1081) (June, 2018): "We have had a lovely stay here and don't want to go home! Perfectly placed with beautiful views and lots to do. It was lovely to sit outside in the sunshine and watch the steam train. We were made to feel very welcome by the owner and it quickly became a 'home away from home'. Thank you for a fantastic week, we will definitely be back."
J W (Oct 2017): "Most enjoyable, comfortable stay. Lovely little touches around the house for a cosy, safe rental."
M & R (Sept 2017): "Had a wonderful time as usual! Ate at Spooners and The Ship, very good. Happy times, can't wait until April. Thank you."
S & G (Sept 2017): "Lovely time, as usual. This time, 2nd week, weather rather wet! Long time now until the end of April 2018. Something to look forward to though"
Carpenters and 'a few'! (August, 2017): "We've had a brilliant time. It's great having both flats - can lock the kids away upstairs in the evening. Gwen is such a lovely lady and a great help."
Visit Wales comments (Feb, 2019):
"A spacious ground floor apartment located in the town of Porthmadog very convenient for the park, shops and harbour. Guests have use of a large garden with furniture"
Visit Wales overall quality percentage: 81%
Please note: A returnable £100 Good Housekeeping Deposit will be required before we can give the key safe code. Our experience shows that this procedure results in an all round better holiday for everyone, as our holiday home owners are prepared to offer better quality properties for guests and all guests fully respect the property and so make manageable the process of preparing the property for the next guest's full enjoyment. Nearly all our guests are respectful people where the bond is fully returned. We have a high proportion of returning guests who are appreciative of our service and the high standard of accommodation that we strive to provide. Please be assured that STS is a Visit Wales/Welsh Assembly Government Accredited agency. Thank you in advance for your co-operation.
We strongly recommend that you take our Cancellation Protection (see Terms & Conditions). If you continue you will notice that during the next booking steps this will automatically be selected for you and the price will increase, so simply de-select them on the bookings screen if you already have holiday insurance or if you do not want any cover.
The Pet Charge for all properties accepting pets is £20 per pet.
After your stay, we ask you kindly to please leave the property as it is found, in a clean and tidy manner. This includes replacing the furniture if you have moved them, emptying all internal bins, clean and put away plates etc., clean work tops and surfaces and hoover the floors.
No Smoking: We want all our guests to enjoy an odour free environment when they arrive at their property. We therefore prohibit smoking within the premises in ALL our properties. A 'Refreshing Charge' will be levied on guests who smoke in properties. A No Smoking Policy may form part of a property's statutory Fire Risk Assessment.
Mini-breaks & Weekends: In most cases, bookings that are for less than 7 nights in the season (Easter to the end of October) are only bookable at short notice. Out of season (November to last week before Easter) is more flexible. The mini-break rules for each property is stated on the description. Weekend booking requests that do not start or end on a property's change-over day or cross over more than 1 week, are at the discretion of the property owner. Please feel free to call us to discuss your requirements.
All rooms are on the ground floor and all doors are of standard width except the back door which is narrower. Access to the Front communal door is down 3 steps from the pavement on Madog street, but most guest find the access easier through the back door.
Parking is available 3 meters from the back (kitchen) door. The parking surface is compacted slate. The path to the kitchen door is slate crazy paving style with a wooden decking over it which can be removed. Access to the kitchen is via a slightly narrow door which is 28.5" wide (3" narrower than standard), There is one small step up of 10cm (3") onto a slate step and then a further step of 10cm (4") over a storm guard into the kitchen. (With the decking in place the difference in height is less, only1" to the slate step and 4" over the storm guard.
The kitchen is (75" wide), has work tops at (36" height), the floor surface is wood effect lino.
Door access to the lounge/diner is (37.5" wide) which is very spacious, has a wood effect lino floor covering.
From the lounge there is access to bedroom 2 with a door way 31" wide. Double room and carpeted.
From the lounge there is access to bedroom 1 carpeted with en-suite shower room which has a doorway (31" wide), lino floor, and recessed shower cubicle with a step up of 9" to the 90 cm wide x115 cm long cm shower cubilcle.
From the lounge/diner there is access to a storage area (or compact 3rd single bedroom on request) with a door width (31" wide). From here there is a door to a communal hallway and to the External door to the front of the property. Floor covering in this storage area is ceramic tiles. Acces to the bathroom with door width (31" width) suite consists of a cast iron bath, WC, hand wash basin and corner quadrant shower cubicle (70 cm x 70 cm) with a step up of 18cm (6") to the shower cubicle. The flooring is ceramic tiles. If required there is a removable aid that will fit around the wc to give 2 handles.
There are 3 slate steps down from the pavement on Madog Street to the front door of Plas Ynys Tywyn which is another entrance.
Wheelchairs: I have a 26" wide manual wheelchair and apart from the weather guard at the front door which I needed some help to get over I could manage all the rooms in the wheelchair. It was a bit tight between the bottom of the bed and chest of drawers in the master bedroom, the bed in the second bedroom would need to be moved against the wall for me to be able to go down the side of it (that would just mean moving the bedside cabinet). There is just about enough room in the bathroom to turn the wheelchair around (no problem in the en-suite). There are no specific handles to help. We have suction ones but these are not weight bearing. We now have a removable frame that fits around the toilet that gives weight bearing handles on either side. If you need more info please ask.
|Period||Week Price||3 night price|
|01 November 2019 to 12 December 2019||£ 342||£ 297|
|13 December 2019 to 19 December 2019||£ 502||£ 402|
|20 December 2019 to 02 January 2020||£ 632||£ 506|
|03 January 2020 to 09 January 2020||£ 622||£ 498|
|10 January 2020 to 13 February 2020||£ 362||£ 317|
|14 February 2020 to 27 February 2020||£ 442||£ 354|
|28 February 2020 to 26 March 2020||£ 362||£ 317|
|27 March 2020 to 02 April 2020||£ 442||£ 354|
|03 April 2020 to 16 April 2020||£ 557||£ 446|
|17 April 2020 to 30 April 2020||£ 442||£ 354|
|01 May 2020 to 21 May 2020||£ 522||£ 418|
|22 May 2020 to 28 May 2020||£ 652||£ 522|
|29 May 2020 to 02 July 2020||£ 612||£ 490|
|03 July 2020 to 09 July 2020||£ 622||£ 498|
|10 July 2020 to 16 July 2020||£ 652||£ 522|
|17 July 2020 to 23 July 2020||£ 767||£ 614|
|24 July 2020 to 20 August 2020||£ 802||£ 642|
|21 August 2020 to 27 August 2020||£ 767||£ 614|
|28 August 2020 to 03 September 2020||£ 622||£ 498|
|04 September 2020 to 17 September 2020||£ 557||£ 446|
|18 September 2020 to 24 September 2020||£ 467||£ 374|
|25 September 2020 to 08 October 2020||£ 422||£ 338|
|09 October 2020 to 15 October 2020||£ 442||£ 354|
|16 October 2020 to 29 October 2020||£ 522||£ 418|
|30 October 2020 to 10 December 2020||£ 362||£ 317|
|11 December 2020 to 17 December 2020||£ 522||£ 418|
|18 December 2020 to 24 December 2020||£ 652||£ 522|
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